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gid

 (gĭd)
n.
A disease of herbivores, especially sheep, caused by the presence of larvae of the tapeworm Taenia multiceps in the brain and resulting in a staggering gait. Also called sturdy.

[Back-formation from giddy.]

gid

(ɡɪd)
n
(Veterinary Science) a disease of sheep characterized by an unsteady gait and staggering, caused by infestation of the brain with tapeworms (Taenia caenuris)
[C17: back formation from giddy]

gid

(gɪd)

n.
a disease of sheep characterized by a staggering gait, caused by infestation of the brain and spinal cord with larvae of the tapeworm Multiceps multiceps.
[1550–60; back formation from giddy]
References in classic literature ?
And even it seemed that I too was not a reasonable creature, but only an animal tormented with some strange disorder in its brain which sent it to wander alone, like a sheep stricken with gid.
sir, what's the matter?"--"Matter!" quoth the squire, "here's a highwayman, I believe, who wants to rob and murder me--for he hath fallen upon me with that stick there in his hand, when I wish I may be d--n'd if I gid un the least provocation."
They asked him if he were insured; and whence he had stolen his anchor, because, they said, it belonged to the Carrie Pitman; they called his boat a mud-scow, and accused him of dumping garbage to frighten the fish; they offered to tow him and charge it to his wife; and one audacious youth slipped almost under the counter, smacked it with his open palm, and yelled: "Gid up, Buck!"
In the aftermath of Kosilek I, the DOC provided a GID specialist to evaluate Kosilek, as directed by the court, and that specialist recommended treatment options, including SRS, if necessary.
In 2008, when Congress decided to expand the ADA's definition of "disability" to protect more people, things should have been different for people with GID. Sadly, they were not.
Regarding treatment in circumstances where the youth was diagnosed with GID prior to entering agency custody, the agency may want to consider establishing procedures to determine whether a youth who was undergoing hormone therapy before entering the agency will be given the opportunity to continue the hormone therapy, and on what basis that decision will be made.
OnePlus was informed about the flaw and the company made some changes to the API to plug the gid leak.
Intersex refers to 'congenital anomaly of the reproductive system' while GID, or transsexualism, is a complex clinical condition that often ends up in a sex reassignment surgery.
For almost two decades following the passage of the ADA, the GID Exclusion was left virtually unchallenged.
The model found best suited to NPS was guided inquiry design (GID).